Preimplantation exposure of mouse embryos to palmitic acid results in fetal growth restriction followed by catch-up growth in the offspring.

@article{Jungheim2011PreimplantationEO,
  title={Preimplantation exposure of mouse embryos to palmitic acid results in fetal growth restriction followed by catch-up growth in the offspring.},
  author={Emily S. Jungheim and Erica D Louden and Maggie M-Y Chi and Antonina I. Frolova and Joan K. Riley and Kelle H Moley},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={678-83}
}
Free fatty acids (FFAs) are energy substrates for many cell types, but in excess, some FFAs can accumulate in nonadipose cells, inducing apoptosis. Also known as lipotoxicity, this phenomenon may play a role in the development of obesity-related disease. Obesity is common among reproductive age women and is associated with adverse pregnancy and fetal outcomes; however, little is known about the effects of excess FFAs on embryos and subsequent fetal development. To address this knowledge gap… CONTINUE READING
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